Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Fast mobilization, grueling and distinctive work on Brazil dam collapse

The Rio de Janeiro-based team of APTN video journalist Mario Lobao, text stringer Marcelo Silva De Sousa, photo stringer Leo Correa, television producer Cristiana Mesquita, News Director Peter Prengaman, APTN stringers Diarlei Rodrigues and Renato Domingues de Morais, and Sao Paulo photographer Andre Penner, for their speedy reaction and brilliant teamwork that allowed AP to be the first international news agency to deploy across formats at the scene of a devastating dam collapse in southeastern Brazil that killed more than 100 people and left 200 missing. The AP dominated play in television and front pages across the world.

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